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Spiders Spain ID (1 Viewer)


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Hi! Could anyone help me identify these two spiders found in my room today? I believe both are Salticidae, but I am not sure at all. If you could ID until species level would be fantastic.
Location: Madrid (Spain)
Size if the body: The first one about 1 cm. The other about 1,5 cm and very much longer legs.
Thanks you in advance.


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I'm pretty sure the first is Menemerus semilimbatus which is a very common salticid in S Europe

The second is Oxyopidae, probbaly Oxyopes heterophtalmus but I don't know which other oxyopids are found in Spain


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Thanks you so much salticus for your answer. I have searched in internet for the species you told me and I am agree with you in both.

These are the other species of the genus Oxyopes in Spain according to "iberfauna":

Oxyopes globifer
Oxyopes heterophthalmus
Oxyopes lineatus
Oxyopes mediterraneus
Oxyopes nigripalpis

I think you are right, O. heterophthalmus is the more similar to my spider.

Thanks. Cheers.

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